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City Bradford, Pennsylvania
Branding Newsradio 1490
Frequency 1490 kHz
First air date April 5, 1947
Format full service (radio format)
ERP 1,000 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 54827
Transmitter coordinates 41°57′54.00″N 78°37′1.00″W / 41.9650000°N 78.6169444°W / 41.9650000; -78.6169444
Affiliations NBC Radio, Westwood One
Owner WESB Incorporated
(Radio Station WESB, Inc.)
Sister stations WBRR
Website wesb.com

WESB (1490 AM) is a radio station licensed to Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA. The station is locally owned under the name "WESB Incorporated." Its sister station is WBRR.

The station is a full-service music station with its own news department. National news is provided NBC Sports coverage includes Bradford High School, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Pittsburgh Panthers, the NFL Sunday Night Football, Monday Night Football, Thursday Night Football and NCAA basketball. WESB prides itself as being the News Leader of The Twin Tiers (Southwestern, NY and Northwestern, PA).

The station's morning host is currently vacant. Local hosts and shows include LiveLine with Anne Holliday, who won an award for her coverage of the manhunt for Ralph "Bucky" Phillips; the All Request Workday with Dan Griffin; and Sports Reports with Frank Williams, who also does play-by-play for the Bradford High sports teams and is known as "The Voice of the Owls."

Other specialty shows include:
- The Car Show
- Handyman Show
- Around the Home
- Byllye Lanes Bowling Show


  • Igor wins 2 PAB 2012 Awards- Outstanding Local Radio Personality, Radio Promotional Announcement
  • Scott Douglas/Frank Williams win PAB's 2011 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team for The Morning Buzz
  • Igor wins PAB's 2009 Outstanding Promotional Announcement
  • Frank Williams wins PAB's 2009 Outstanding Local Sports Announcer
  • Igor wins PAB's 2010 Outstanding Promotional Announcement
  • Frank Williams wins PAB's 2010 Outstanding Local Sports Announcer
  • Igor win PAB's 2011 Outstanding Radio Commercial


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